Sub-Faculty of Health Sciences established
Following the announcement made by Monash University of the establishment of two new sub-faculties in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, we announce the appointment of Professor Wayne Hodgson as the inaugural Dean of the new Sub-Faculty of Health Sciences.
The new Sub-Faculty of Health Sciences will integrate the School of Primary and Allied Health Care, School of Rural Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery and the Medical Program. It will lead the delivery of education and workforce development across a range of professions in medicine, nursing, allied health, mental health, social, disability, and aged care sectors across metropolitan Melbourne, regional and rural Victoria, and in partnership with our offshore campuses.
The Sub-Faculty will also drive the development and research examining new practices and models of care used by these professions to improve community health outcomes and equity in service delivery across Australia. It will seek out opportunities for engagement where our expertise can solve complex care problems and workforce development challenges. The Sub-Faculty will also contribute to policy development, and impact the community through activities with our partner organisations.
An internationally renowned toxinologist, Professor Hodgson joined Monash in 1988 as a tutor in the Department of Pharmacology and has served as Deputy Dean (Education) in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, since December 2011.
“I am honoured to be appointed as the Dean of the Sub-Faculty of Health Sciences,” said Professor Hodgson. “I look forward to working with my colleagues across the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences to establish the Sub-Faculty as a leader in the research and development of new practices and models of care used by healthcare professions to improve community health outcomes and equity in service delivery across Australia and beyond.”
About Monash University
Monash University is Australia’s largest university with more than 80,000 students. In the 60 years since its foundation, it has developed a reputation for world-leading high-impact research, quality teaching, and inspiring innovation.
With four campuses in Australia and a presence in Malaysia, China, India, Indonesia and Italy, it is one of the most internationalised Australian universities.
As a leading international medical research university with the largest medical faculty in Australia and integration with leading Australian teaching hospitals, we consistently rank in the top 50 universities worldwide for clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences.
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